Precedent | Koi Cafe in Hanoi | Farming Architects

Love this Hanoi cafe!  The materiality of the space is brilliant and it has an aquaponics farm in it.   This has given me a more solid idea of how more permanent new features built into and around the ruins may be formed, in contrast to the delicate touch where elements navigate the ruins elsewhere.… Continue reading Precedent | Koi Cafe in Hanoi | Farming Architects

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D6 Brief: Winchester Horticultural City – Revision A

Revised issue of my D6 Brief uploaded to issuu for one and all to read.  'Next Steps' section little out-of date.  All up-to-date. https://issuu.com/timothyphilipgentry/docs/d6___winchester_horticultural_city_

D6 Brief: Winchester Horticultural City

First issue of my D6 Brief uploaded to issuu for one and all to read.  It could read a bit better to be honest.  Need to edit the text.  I expect there'll be a few revised issues but this will do for now. http://issuu.com/timothyphilipgentry/docs/d6__winchester_horticultural_city__?e=10211851/47640874

The History of Wolvesey Castle

Previously I used to choose project sites as an excuse to see a different part of the country.  But having the site local to me for this project is bloody handy, means you can make impromptu lunchtime site visits!  Anyway, it's going to be a long blog post this one.  Complete text of the palace… Continue reading The History of Wolvesey Castle

Itchen Navigation Trail Project

I have been visiting Hampshire County Council (HCC) Archives recently to do a bit of site research on Winchester in general and get my head around masterplanning the area.  Listened to some recordings of an interview conducted with Polly Whyte and Alison Morse on work they were doing through the Wildlife Trust to maintain and preserve… Continue reading Itchen Navigation Trail Project

Itchen Navigation: Compton Lock

Sunny day called for a bit of field work (excuse the pun) so went for a run and a dip at Compton Lock on the Itchen Navigation. It's been a popular spot for many years. Itchen Navigation: Tumbling Bay - Shawford Some photos from 1976 on the above website link.  Shows much less vegetation, probably… Continue reading Itchen Navigation: Compton Lock